Black for Real: Politicals

In my continuing Black History Month series, today I’m offering up a few nonfiction books that are political in nature.

Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ’Round: My Story of the Making of Martin Luther King Day by Kathlyn J. Kirkwood. Versify

We’re Better Than This: Young Readers’ Edition: My Fight for the Future of Our Democracy by Elijah Cummings. HarperCollins

Strong Voices: FIfteen American Speeches Worth Knowing by Tonya Bolden, Cokie Roberts and Eric Velasquez. HarperCollins

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne. Viking

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden; Abrams Books for Young Readers

Students on Strike: Jim Crow, Civil Rights, Brown, and Me by John Stokes. National Geographic Kids

Stacey’s Extraordinary Words by Stacey Abrams. Balzer+Bray

A Day for Rememberin’: Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day by Leah Henderson and Floyd Cooper. Abrams

Superheroes are Everywhere by Kamala Harris. Philomel Books

March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. Top Shelf Productions

Mass Incarceration, Black Men, and the Fight for Justice (Issues in Action (Read Woke ™ Books) by Cicely Lewis. Lerner Publications